> On 19 Oct 2016, at 13:01, Quincey Morris 
> <quinceymor...@rivergatesoftware.com> wrote:
> On Oct 18, 2016, at 22:33 , Gerriet M. Denkmann <g...@mdenkmann.de> wrote:
>> I have just done this (can send it to you if you are interested).
> I’d be interested at looking at it, if you can email it to me.
Already sent by separate mail.

>> Bug4:        changes not keep on quit        
>> Check:       change a TextField; do not use CR or leave the TextField; quit 
>> the app. Start it again.
>>              Maybe this is the way it should be. But in the age of autoSave 
>> it feels a bit strange though.
> I’m pretty sure this is nothing to do with KVO or user defaults.
> An edited text field won’t get “committed” back to the data model until you 
> end editing (Tab or Return) unless you arrange for it to happen. There’s are 
> two *informal* protocols (NSEditor and NSEditorRegistration) that bridge 
> between editors and controllers. Both NSDocument and NSViewController 
> implement both of these, but that would only work if the view controller 
> registered itself with the document, but it doesn’t. In effect the 
> NSWindowController intervenes between the document and view controller, but 
> it *doesn’t* implement those protocols, so it breaks the chain.
> One way around this is to use a NSObjectController bound between the text 
> field and the data model (user defaults in this case). NSObjectController 
> implements the editor protocols, so this covers the case where the window 
> closes while an edit is in progress. However, IIRC it doesn’t help when a 
> document “save” occurs or when the app quits, for separate reasons.
> Anyway, my point is that I think this is an unrelated problem.

I am quite sure you are right. I will try to use an NSObjectController. 
Probably should have done so in the first place.

Kind regards,



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